Call for papers: Linguistics Area Feb. 8-11, 2012

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Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
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Call for Papers: Linguistics Area
2012 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
Deadline Dec. 1, 2011
The 33rd Annual Meeting of the SW/TX PCA/ACA
February -11, 2012
Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Details regarding the conference (listing of all areas, hotel, registration, tours, etc.) can be found at
Proposals are now being accepted for the Linguistics Area, which will focus on language in society. Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations, but topics not included here are also welcome.
• Language and the Media
• Language and Gender
• Language and Culture
• Language in Advertising
• Language and Law
• Code-switching
• Language use along the border
• Dialects
• Conversation analysis
• Discourse analysis
• Language and education
Inquiries regarding this area and/or abstracts of 250 words may be submitted to or sent to Nancy Mae Antrim at the email or physical addresses below by Dec. 1, 2011.
Nancy Mae Antrim
Department of Languages and Literature
Sul Ross State University
Box C-89
Alpine, TX 79832